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Historical Markers and War Memorials in North Bethesda, Maryland
Location of North Bethesda, Maryland
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John Smith 1612 AD "There is but one entrance by sea into this country, and that is at the mouth of a very goodly bay, 18 or 20 miles . . . — — Map (db m113848) HM|
On this building,
11333 Woodglen Drive,
in Montgomery County
was built in 2004.
This roof provides for reduced energy consumption in the building and also provides for a natural filtration and . . . — — Map (db m113838) HM|
In 2011, Queen Elizabeth received President Obama at Buckingham Palace. Among significant historic items she arranged for him to view was material related to Josiah Henson's visit with Queen Victoria in 1877. About Henson's meeting, the . . . — — Map (db m174662) HM|
"Gradually the disposal of everything raised on the farm,—the wheat, oats, hay, fruit, butter, and whatever else there might be,—was confided to me, and it was quite evident that I could and did sell for better than any one else he . . . — — Map (db m174685) HM
Montgomery Parks has conducted archaeological research on this property since 2009 and will continue studies to learn more about the daily lives of those enslaved here and whose experiences are not recorded anywhere else. Reconstructing the . . . — — Map (db m174689) HM|
|Walter Johnson, baseball's greatest pitcher, lived in Bethesda from 1925 until 1935. Called the "Big Train" because of his overpowering fastball, Johnson won 417 games in 21 seasons with the Washington Senators. His record of 110 shutouts should . . . — — Map (db m141386) HM|
Like much of the Riley-Bolten House, the landscape was reinforced as part of the 1930s renovation. This macadam style road, uncovered during museum construction, replaced the earlier dirt farm road. While dirt roads were common in the . . . — — Map (db m174675) HM|
| Constructed 1909
Designed by Thomas C. Groomes as a two room schoolhouse for white elementary students in rural communities of Montrose and Randolph. Used coal-burning stove, water from a well, and outhouses. Students planted the red cedar . . . — — Map (db m67063) HM|
|Experiencing firsthand the evils of slavery, Josiah Henson chose not just to free himself, but to help others escape their bondage. After he safely arrived in Canada with his wife and children, he set out to raise funds to pay for his brother . . . — — Map (db m174646) HM|
John C. Brown
(Corp’l U. S. Army)
August 26, 1950
To the memory of
the first Maryland soldier
killed in action in Korea
June 30, 1950 — — Map (db m90) WM|
Born into slavery in 1789, Josiah Henson was purchased as a child by Adam Robb and transferred here to the Riley plantation in 1795. The Rileys enslaved him for over 30 years until he escaped with his wife and children from Kentucky to . . . — — Map (db m174658) HM|
|This clubhouse at Povich Field is named in recognition of the outstanding community contribution made by Phil Leibovitz and the entire team at Sandy Spring Builders, LLC of Bethesda, Maryland. The Sandy Spring team played the leadership role in . . . — — Map (db m141385) HM|
"We lodged in log huts, and on the bare ground .... Our beds were collections of straw and old rags, thrown down in the corners and boxed in the boards; a single blanket the only covering."
—Josiah . . . — — Map (db m174688) HM
Slavery in Maryland lasted for 230 years, beginning with the earliest colonists and persisting through most of the Civil War. During the war, Maryland remained in the Union. Like other border state residents, Marylanders were sympathetic to — . . . — — Map (db m174693) HM|
|Originally, the grounds of the National Naval Medical Center was a rural farm with a small pond fed by a natural spring. The picture to the right is the original spring house located on the property. the pool and the tiny stream reminded the . . . — — Map (db m75845) HM|
"When you came out of the kitchen, or the log cabin, then you went up some steps on to a porch … into the sitting room."
— Frances Mace Hansbrough, 2007
When developer Morton Luchs purchased . . . — — Map (db m174680) HM
In 1878, after meeting President Hayes at the White House, Henson returned to the Riley plantation to find it much diminished — a scene common after the end of slavery in the South. Upon recognizing Henson, the Widow Riley exclaimed: "Why, . . . — — Map (db m174661) HM|
|Baseball was Shirley Povich's true passion. In a career at The Washington Post that spanned 75 years, Povich covered the greats of the game from Walter Johnson to Cal Ripken Jr. The prolific and profound Povich covered the Washington . . . — — Map (db m141383) HM|
"I used to reason that the slaves were the property of their masters, and so were the pigs…if I induced them to wander away, it was only taking a part of master's property, the pigs, to make the other part of his property, the . . . — — Map (db m174683) HM
This illustration imagines what the property looked like 200 years ago when Josiah Henson was enslaved here. The Riley House was positioned on a hill above Old Georgetown Road. A number of outbuildings were scattered around the property to . . . — — Map (db m174660) HM|
Born in 1789 in Maryland to enslaved parents, Josiah Henson lived in slavery until 1830. For most of that time, he worked and lived on the Isaac Riley plantation, where he sustained humiliation, deprivation, and crippling violence. After a . . . — — Map (db m174691) HM|
|This is the historic Riley-Bolten House, built circa 1800. The log structure attached to the house is a kitchen built in 1850. Until 1864, this plantation was worked by enslaved people. Josiah Henson lived in quarters elsewhere on the . . . — — Map (db m174652) HM|